Thursday, November 1, 2007

Comel Togo

Yesterday evening, a gaggle of noisy pre-teen girls were walking past the house when one of them screeched and doubled back, dragging her posse with her.

"Eee, tengok, tengok!! Eeeeee comelnya! Eeeee comel la, macam serigala!"*
They went on cooing for some time as Togo lapped up the attention.
He's gonna get a big inflated head pretty soon.

It still amazes me when Malays** stop to admire Togo. Maybe due the strong memories of that neighbour of yesteryears, with a displeased face, sternly ordering his kids to get away from fence. Get away like, one metre away, when our pup don't even frequent that area.

*Translation: "Eee, come see! Eeeeee, so cute! Eeeee very cute la, like a wolf!"
** All Malays are Muslim. Dogs are bad, dirty, evil animals in Islam (or so I've been led to believe). If a Muslim touches a dog, he has to wash himself with sand or something like that. I darno. Correct me, Anah.

7 comments:

Klaw said...

hmm, maybe I should get myself a Husky to pull in the chicks :D

Krazie Fishie @ Sharma said...

Maybe they don't see Togo the Siberian Husky....

Instead they see Togo the Goat...

That is why they are so friendly with the goat... dog I mean....

Anah Shariff said...

Hahahha I' still waiting for someone to show me where it says so in the Quran. No one has been able to yet. Why? Simply because there is not a single verse in there that says so! Dogs are mentioned 3 times and not once did it say that they were Haram.

That aside, Togo is really raking up a following! One day its gonna be Togo walking down the street (fully decked up in his new bling bling) with a whole troop of screaming fans behind him.

When's Togo coming to visit?

sharkgila said...

Haha, one more theory is dog is haram, but wolves are not.

Anah: I read something of that sort. But who am I to comment, ya.
Togo will come visit when he's used to car rides. Coming for a swim in your nice pond, and 'play' with nice fishies. Wooooo.

Ted Mahsun said...

Fact: Malays are closet Hindus.

*horrid gasp*

nel said...

... well, I think it has to do with rabies in the olden history, when the medical world is not that advance and people die when they are near or bitten by dogs, and people still hold on to that superstitious till today. The medical and health world have change since then. While wolves is more towards the Europeans side, Werewolves were created out of fear for this mammals, but then that is just my thinking on this conversation ... now, "ToGo" go bite that postman ... hah, hah ... :)

Klaw said...

I think its not in the quran but in some other hadith or surah (i don't know the term :P)
so i guess if you read the quran as the only book, then i guess dog not haram la.

Tales of the furry, scrunchie-eating, lovable tyrant.